The French President’s recent comments hint at a dubious politics: using art restitution as a stopgap to France’s postcolonial responsibilities.
The staggering $450m price reached by ‘Salvator Mundi’ prompts the question: what are you really buying when you buy an artwork?
An exhibition at Paris’ Grand Palais tries to shift our gaze away from Gauguin’s ickiness in Polynesia. It doesn’t work.
How can you go about finding out ‘who you really are’ if the whole idea is a cultural fabrication?
On the female flâneur, the plight of visibility, and why the history of walking requires revision.